Vital Statistics Outputs Branch
Telephone: +44 (0)1329 444110
Frequency of release: Annually
Geographical coverage: England and Wales
Geographical breakdown: Country
Presents provisional data on marriages taking place in England and Wales.
Marriages data before 2007 are available in the annual reference volume Marriage, Divorce and Adoption Statistics (Series FM2). The data years available include 1999 - 2007.
The Vital Statistics: Population and Health Reference Tables provide annual marriage data for the United Kingdom and its constituent countries.
We welcome feedback on the content, format and relevance of this release.
The United Kingdom Statistics Authority has designated these statistics as National Statistics, in accordance with the Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007 and signifying compliance with the Code of Practice for Official Statistics.
Designation can be broadly interpreted to mean that the statistics:
Once statistics have been designated as National Statistics it is a statutory requirement that the Code of Practice shall continue to be observed.